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Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
seems to be crucial to brain function in the elderly but for the first time scientists at uc berkeley are finding a connection between poor sleep, memory loss, and brain deterioration as we age. younger people have deep sleep patterns that help the brain restore and retain memories and information. as we age, the quality of our sleep, deteriorates and prevents the memories from being saved by the brain at night. findings sheds light on some of the forgetfulness common to the elderly like difficulty remembering names. >>> rob is here. we both know that sleep deprivation will certainly keep you from remembering things you need to remember. >> that happens. especially if w. this newscast at midnight. >> that's right. what's your name again? i can't remember. >> we're up a little late tonight. let's see if we remember our names by then. right now, cool outside. about 36 degrees cool already in napa. could have some patchy frost in napa county by tomorrow morning. 50 in oakland. 47 in san francisco. not too breezy out there. the winds earlier this afternoon were up to 25 miles per hour. th
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
the uc system. this is video. the video went viral, prompting outrage, and the calls for the resignation of the university chancellor. the settlement was reached last september, but a federal judge formally signed off on it just today. each of the 21 protesters will receive $30,000. 15 others who were sprayed will split a $100,000 settlement as well. >>> city college of san francisco will miss its march 15th deadline to fix years of money and management problems. the question now, can ccsf hang on to its accreditation? a official says the school simply needs more time. progress is blocked because the board of trustees cannot agree on closing any of the school's nine satellite campuses. also, teachers won't concede to a pay cut, and department heads are resisting a plan sending them back into the classroom. the board of trustees meets again tomorrow and on friday. students and staff are planning a protest. >>> well, up next, taking a bite out of potential thieves. >> couldn't even dream that this could be happening over here. >> it's happening. it's not your average police bus
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
lawsuits against various ski resorts. he is also a professor of mechanical engineering at uc davis. >> not all of them are safe. absolutely. >> reporter: he says the key to preverying serious accidents is calculating the distance from the jump to the landing. >> basically, accommodates for any place you want to land and it makes it so you land equally softly everywhere. >> reporter: while ski resorts typically keep accident statistics private, it was found that the rate of spine and head injuries at terrain parks is double that compared to other areas at a resort. >> i had no idea these jumps really have almost little to no design. >> reporter: when kenny hit a jump at more than 35 miles an hour at a terrain park at the sum at snoqualmie in washington, it sent him more than three stories up in the air. >> the landing of the ramp was way too short. it drapd me on to flat ice instead of more of a sloped landing which in theory would have prevented the injury that i got. >> reporter: paralyzed from the neck down at 23 years old, he received more than 14 $middle in damages from the ski
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